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Surgical Aide, Surgery, Full time, Days

Company: PIH Health
Location: Whittier
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women's health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation's Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation's top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work -TM. For more information, visit - -or follow us on -, -, or -. - -The Surgery Aide will provide assistance to the nurses and physicians in the Operating Room, PACU, Same Day Surgery and G.I. Services. Contributes to the overall safety and efficiency of the department, maintains cleanliness of areas, supplies and equipment. - -The Surgery Aide -performs daily turnover and terminal cleaning of surgical suites including walls, ceilings, floors, and all equipment. Orderlies transport patient beds and stretchers as necessary from and from patient areas to surgical suites and. Responsibilities include assisting with positioning and prepping of the surgical patient, stocking of supplies for the department, and handling and delivery of surgical specimens. - The employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures, under the guidance and direction of the Director, OR Manager, and Clinical Coordinator. The Surgical Orderly will follow all guidelines set forth by the AORN Standards and Practices. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. -The candidate should demonstrate the ability to assist in the transport of surgical patients both preoperatively and postoperatively. Demonstrate the ability to perform appropriate turnover, and terminal cleaning of surgical suites, including routine cleaning of walls and ceilings. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in appropriately assisting with positioning and prepping of surgical patients. Maintains adequate stocking of necessary surgical PPE, scrub solutions and room supplies. Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform surgery related tasks as delegated by the Circulator RN, Surgical Technician the Clinical educator and the Director. Works well within the team, demonstrates flexibility, and is willing to assist others and perform and department tasks needed. - - - - - - - -
Required Skills

  • Team player
  • Knowledge of infection control and body mechanics
  • Adaptability/flexibility
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Effective communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Must be able to pull/push/life 50lbs +
  • Must be able to work weekends and holiday
  • Must be able to be "On call" when needed
    Required Experience
    • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
    • Current BLS card
    • EVS experience a plus
    • Previous OR/Surgery experience a plus
    • Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider - one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort - you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. - We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. - - EOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: PIH Health, Whittier , Surgical Aide, Surgery, Full time, Days, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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